Giving local digital creators a nod for the 2nd time is the MSC Malaysia Kre8tif Digital Content Conference. The summit from 15-17 Dec will feature some of the top minds from the local and international creative scene (with screening of professional works, seminars and a recruitment drive for the graduating students) and end with an awards event honouring the best of Malaysian creative work from 2010.
Last year, Kre8tif featured speakers from big guns such as Marvel Animation, EA Games and Rhythm and Hues. For 2010, they’re pulling in esteemed field experts like Jason Della Rocca (Founder of Perimeter Partners), Jason Manley (Founder of The Art Department, Concept Art and Massive Black – the dude in the pic above) and Sheldon Goh from Banshee Creative – a Malaysian comic book, storyboard and concept artist who has done comic books for G.I. Joe licensees in the States – amongst others.
The summit will also feature Zareh Nalbandian, co-founder and CEO of Animal Logic, the animation studio behind Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole and Mr. Alan Mun-Onn Chan, the Technical Director of Sony Pictures who previously worked as Special Effects Director for Titanic and The Lord of the Rings saga. Alexander Laurant, the Art Director who has worked on blockbusters such as Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan and The Day After Tomorrow will also present his views.
Themed ‘Back to Basix’, the 3-day creative summit at Putrajaya International Convention Centre will witness these top minds gathering to share their insights on the fundamentals of creating world class creative content; including scriptwriting, digital design and character development. The awards night on 17 Dec is set to be a bang too with awards being giving out for categories such as Best VFX, Most Promising Start-up Animation Studio, Best Game Visuals, Best Game Design, Most Promising Start-up Games Studio, Best Digital Comics, Best Digital Artwork, Best Short Animation and more!